Maldives is the World’s Leading Destination of 2020!

28 November 2020

An extraordinary result at the World Travel Awards that reward the Maldives as the top destination of the year

Maldives has received the World’s Leading Destination award at the Grand Final of the World Travel
Awards 2020 announced at a virtual event. This is the first time Maldives won the award in the history of the island nation, which is also the most distinguished award category of World Travel Awards.
World Travel Awards established in 1993, is the most prestigious honorable program in the global travel and tourism industry recognized globally as the ultimate hallmark of industry excellence. It serves to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry.

Maldives has also won 4 awards in the Indian Ocean category at World Travel Awards, attesting to this. These categories are Indian Ocean’s Leading Beach Destination 2020, Indian Ocean’s Leading Cruise Destination 2020, Indian Ocean’s Leading Destination 2020 and Indian Ocean’s Leading Dive Destination 2020. The destination has also won the famed Indian Ocean’s Leading Destination award 12 times within the last 16 years, this year being the 13th time.